Media Advisory - Government of Canada to Announce Action Plan for Softwood Lumber Industry

OTTAWA, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, and the Minister of International Trade, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, will make an announcement regarding softwood lumber followed by an opportunity for media questions.

Following the announcement, there will be a technical briefing with officials from Natural Resources Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Canada. The technical briefing is not for attribution, and cameras are not allowed.



The National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5A4

Date and     

Thursday, June 1


1:00 p.m. EDT


Media wishing to participate by teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7518. The access code is 4741514#.

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

For further information: Media may contact: Media Relations, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 343-292-6100,; Alexandre Deslongchamps, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Natural Resources, 343-292-6837


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